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Kempen strengthens UK business development team with senior appointment

07 September 2021

The appointment reflects Kempen’s continued commitment to the UK market by strengthening the existing business development team and supporting Kempen’s intention to expand its product offering and position within the UK marketplace.

Ian will be responsible for the execution of Kempen’s wholesale distribution development strategy business in the UK, working with a range of investors including private banks, fund of fund managers and wealth managers. He has over 24 years of experience in the financial services industry and joins from iM Global Partner where he held the role of Director, Distribution UK, Ireland & Scandinavia. Prior to this, Ian held various positions at Syz Asset Management, Barclays Capital and Gartmore Investment Management.

Johan Cras, Managing Director of Wholesale and Institutional Clients, commented: ‘We are delighted that Ian joined our team. His expertise and drive fit in perfectly within our team. Ian’s insight and understanding of the needs of UK wholesale market will be invaluable for Kempen. Thisappointment reflect the firm’s continued commitment to growth and expansion in the UK market.’

About Kempen Capital Management

Kempen Capital Management is a specialist asset manager with a focused approach and a clear investment philosophy. We believe in long-term stewardship for our clients and other stakeholders. Kempen provides sustainable returns, fiduciary management services, manager selection, portfolio construction and monitoring, alongside a number of actively-managed investment strategies. As of 30 June 2021, Kempen Capital Management had a total of €88.3 billion in client assets under management.

Kempen Capital Management, part of Van Lanschot Kempen Wealth Management NV, is a specialist and independent wealth manager. Kempen Capital Management NV is licensed as a manager of various UCITS and AIFs and authorised to provide investment services and as such is subject to supervision by the Netherlands Authority for the Financial Markets. Kempen Capital Management (UK) Ltd is licensed as a manager and subject to supervision by the Financial Conduct Authority.

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